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Inventory of the Fay-Yen-Fah : scores & parts : opera in three acts, [ca. 1925]
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Fay-Yen-Fah : Scores & Parts : Opera in Three Acts,
    Date (inclusive): [ca. 1925]
    Collection number: ARCHIVES REDDING 1
    Creator: Redding, Joseph D. (Joseph Deighn), 1859-1932
    Extent: Number of containers: 3 boxes
    Repository: The Music Library
    Berkeley, California 94720-6000
    Shelf location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information


    Mrs. Joseph Deighn Redding.


    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of the Music Library.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Fay-Yen-Fah : scores & parts : opera in three acts, ARCHIVES REDDING 1, The Music Library, University of California, Berkeley.


    This opera was first performed at Monte-Carlo on March 3, 1925. It was performed in San Francisco at the Columbia Theatre on January 11, 1926 (see the enclosed review from the Pacific Coast Musical Review by Alfred Metzger, editor).
    For more information on Joseph Redding, see the article by Robert Stevenson in the Inter-American Music Review, volume vii:2 (Spring-Summer), 1986, pp. 46 ff.

    Scope and Content

    Collection includes full score of Acts II and III, manuscript vocal scores, printed orchestra parts, chorus and voice parts, and other material relating to Redding's opera Fay-Yen-Fah, first performed in Monte Carlo on March 3, 1925.